Hitting Shelves This Week…

June 05, 2007

The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert: Extra Frills Edition

The adventures of two drag-queens and a transsexual as they hop aboard their flamboyant tour bus named Priscilla to play a new gig they got in the middle of the Australian desert.

DVD Features: Theatrical trailer, audio commentary, deleted scenes, bloopers, tidbits from the set, theatrical teaser trailer, fabulous photo gallery, “Birth Of A Queen” featurette

You can read Mike Noyes’ review here.

The Best of Chappelle’s Show

Sit back and enjoy twenty-five of the best skits from Chappelle’s Show all put together for the first time ever. Your favorite moments and the funniest scenes from the show full of stand-up, sketch comedy, and crossing the line.

DVD Features: 25 of the greatest moments from the show, bloopers, “Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories: Rick James’ featurette, Comedy Central quickies

CHiPs : The Complete First Season

Officer Baker and Ponch are hot on the beat as two of the best members of the California Highway Patrol patrolling the streets and freeways of Los Angeles looking to help those in need and bring in the bad guys.

DVD Features: All 22 episodes from the first season

Coming to America: Special Collector’s Edition

When a royal prince is not happy with his chosen bride and fancy life, he sneaks to America to see what it’s like for the other half to live in freedom and do whatever they choose.

DVD Features: Featurettes on prince-ipal photography, costume design, Rick Baker’s makeup effects, and the the musical stylings of Nile Rodgers. There’s also a vintage sit-down interview with Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall and a photo gallery.

Check out Josh Clinton’s review.

The Cosby Show: Season 3 & The Cosby Show: Season 4

The entire Huxtable gang is together again in two more full seasons of the show that brought us into their homes for growing up, living together, going to school, heading to work, and laughing for hours.

DVD Features: All 25 episodes from the third season and all 24 episodes from the fourth season in respective DVD sets

The Dead Zone: The Complete Fifth Season

Johnny Smith lives in a small town and tries to live a normal existence as a science teacher, but Johnny is special. He has a special gift for being able to see into the lives of anyone he touches and he uses this power for good to help others.

DVD Features: All 11 episodes from the fifth season, audio commentaries, deleted scenes

Fail-Safe

A full fledged war is on the horizon as American planes get the order to use nuclear weapons on Moscow and destroy everything. The problem is that their order was a mistake and the Soviets and Americans must work together to avoid a horrible tragedy.

DVD Features: None

The Fall Guy: The Complete First Season

Colt Seaver is a movie stuntman who puts his life in danger every single day. But his life is in even more danger every time work is slow because he doubles as a bounty hunter bringing criminals to justice.

DVD Features: All 23 episodes from the first season, “Remembering The Fall Guy: An American Classic” featurette, “The Unknown Stuntman: The Theme Song” featurette

Read Joe Corey’s review here.

Fantastic Four: Extended Edition

Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Human Torch, and the Thing get the special treatment packed with special features as they try and figure out what happened to them while also focused on stopping Dr. Doom at all costs.

DVD Features: Alternate/extended/deleted scenes, audio commentaries, TV spots, theatrical trailers and teasers, multiple angles, photo galleries, behind the scenes, character sculpts, numerous featurettes, and much more

Hex: The Complete First Season

Cassie is a young high school girl with only one true friend in Thelma. Once she’s content with life though is when she realizes she has mystical powers that are slowly dragging her into a world she can’t control. And now the one man she should despise is the one she’s starting to love.

DVD Features: All 10 episodes from the first season

Hogan’s Heroes: The Sixth & Final Season

Colonel Hogan is back with his band of miscreants in their final season of running a unique sabotage operations right under the very noses of the Germans they are trying to attack.

DVD Features: All 24 episodes from the sixth and final season

Meatballs: Special Edition

A comedy classic that is now almost thirty years old gets the special treatment bringing you Bill Murray and all the crazy happenings at a summer camp full of degenerate teenagers who are sick of losing.

DVD Features: Audio commentary, “Summer Camp: The Making Of Meatballs” featurette

Grab some spaghetti with you-know-what and read Mike Noyes’ review.

The Messengers

A loving family moves to a sunflower farm in North Dakota to start a new life, but things don’t go quite as planned. When one of the younger children begins seeing ominous creatures and visions; things start going horribly wrong between the family members.

DVD Features: Audio commentary, “Exhuming The Messengers“ featurette, seven behind the scenes featurettes

Mission: Impossible: The Second TV Season

The elite operation behind the backs of every world government put their lives on the line in order to keep peace and accomplish their missions by any means necessary and in total secrecy.

DVD Features: All 25 episodes from the second season

Norbit

A young man has always thought he wasn’t good enough so took anything that would come his way. But when true love strikes his heart, he must do all he can to get out of the clutches of his possessive girlfriend.

DVD Features: Deleted scenes, “Man of a Thousand Faces” featurette, stunts of Norbit, “Power Tap” Marlon Wayans’ mock infomercial

Rescue Me: The Complete Third Season

Tommy Gavin still can’t quite come to grips with his ex-wife seeing other men and also dealing with the great fear that comes with his job of being a professional firefighter in the NYFD.

DVD Features: All 13 episodes from the third season

Robin Hood: Season One

The story of the bow wielding archer who robs from the rich and gives to the poor with his band of merry men gets a new look and complete overhaul as he returns from the Crusades to battle the evil Sheriff.

DVD Features: All 13 episodes from the first season, “Hood Academy” featurette, a making-of, and “Dressing Hood” featurette

Seinfeld : Season 8

Jerry, George, Elaine, and of course Kramer return for another season and this time it gets even crazier. Witness the summer of George, Jerry try to buy his parents a Cadillac, Kramer battle Kenny Roger’s Roasters, and perhaps one of the most memorable events ever: Elaine’s little kicks.

DVD Features: All 22 episodes from the eighth season, bloopers, Sein-amations, audio commentaries, inside looks, behind the scenes, notes about nothing, Jerry Seinfeld’s Submarine Captain documentary

Check out my very own review here.

Trading Places: “Looking Good, Feeling Good” Edition

Two rich old codgers are bored and want some excitement so they place a wild bet that takes a snobbish business man and a con artist from the street and has them switch places. The old men wager whether both parties involved will adapt to their new surroundings or want their old lives back.

DVD Features: numerous featurettes

Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael

When big superstar Roxy Carmichael is coming to a small town, they will do anything they can to get ready and impress her to make for a good show. But it’s much more for a young outsider named Dinky who thinks Roxy is her mother.

DVD Features: None

Read Mike Noyes’ review.

What’s New Scooby-Doo: Season 2

The new adventures of the entire crew of Mystery Inc. as they put themselves in danger of criminals and ghosts to solve the crimes. Those meddling kids Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy, and of course that mangy dog Scooby-Doo are here to ruin the bad guys’ day.

DVD Features: All 13 episodes from the second season

WWE – The Ladder Match

Witness some of the most brutal matches in sports entertainment history as superstars from the past three decades are showcased in the ring with not only their opponents, but steel ladders. Also, follow along with the evolution of the ladder match and how it became to be the unique event it is today.

DVD Features: Numerous interviews and matches featuring “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair, Edge, the Hardy Boys, the Dudley Boyz, Rob Van Dam, Bret “Hit man” Hart, Shawn Michaels, Scott Hall, and many more.

WWE – The Most Powerful Families In Wrestling

Throughout the history of professional wrestling there have been many family legacies passed down from generation to generation. This includes the Briscos, Ortons, Von Erichs, Gagnes, Guerreros, and many others. Follow along as each new generation laces their boots and steps into the squared circle.

DVD Features: More than a dozen bonus matches, some of which have never been included on a WWE home release.

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